Best Smartphones Under 40000 in Nepal | May 2020 Update

Sanjeev Dulal 1 May, 2020

The popularity of mid-range phones has soared by a huge metrics. The flagship-like feature offering of midranges had pulled people towards them. We found out many people searching for smartphones that are priced below 40,000 and have greater performance. In this article, we have listed the best smartphones under 40,000 and are available in the Nepalese market. 

1. Realme X2

The most awaited phone in the Nepali smartphone market, Realme X2 is now available in Nepal. Realme X2 is powered by powerful Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon730G 8nm chipset and this is a strong competitor of the devices like Redmi Note 8 ProVivo S1 Pro and others in the market. 

The major highlight of this smartphone is its 64MP Quad camera setup. There is a 64+8+2+2MP camera setup on the back and a 32MP selfie camera at the front. Highlighting the 6.4-inch Super AMOLED panel with Full-HD resolution(1080 x 2340 pixels) it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It packs 4000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support which charges to device from 0-67% just in 30 minutes. 

Realme X2 front and back

Specification of Realme X2

  • Design: Glass panel both at the front and at back
  • Display: 6.4-inch Super AMOLED panel with Full-HD resolution(1080 x 2340 pixels), Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Rear Camera: quad-lens setup,
    • Primary 64MP f/1.8 sensor
    • Ultrawide lens 8 MP f/2.3
    • Macro lens 2 MP f/2.4
    • Depth Sensor 2 MP f/2.4
  • Front Camera: 32 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • CPU: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon730G 8nm
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • RAM: 4, 6 or 8 GB
  • Storage: 64/ 128 GB
  • OS: Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6 on top
  • Sensors: In-display Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, proximity, compass
  • Color Variant(s): Pearl White, Pearl Blue
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 30W fast charging (67% in 30 min)
  • Realme X2 Price in Nepal: Rs. 35,990(8/128GB)

2. Xiaomi Redmi K20

The Redmi K20 packs everything that makes it to the top of this list. The Redmi K20 comes with a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen with a pop-up camera at the top. The 48-megapixel (f/1.75, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) triple camera makes it the camera king. The 20-MP front-facing pop-up selfie camera is also a great deal. The device is powered by  Qualcomm Snapdragon 730(8nm) chipset and is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The powerful enough 4000mAh battery runs the device easily for a day and more. The price of Redmi K20 is set at Rs. 39,999 for a 6/128GB variant here in Nepal. 

Redmi k20 Camera

Redmi K20 Specification

  • Display: 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen
  • Back Camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.75, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron)
  • Front Camera: 20-megapixel
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730(8nm)
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • OS: Android Pie with MIUI 10
  • Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core (6x1.8GHz + 2x2.2GHz)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • ROM: 128GB
  • Battery:4000mAh (typical)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, Micro USB, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi HotSpot.
  • Color: Carbon Black, Glacier Blue, Flame Red
  • More Features: Aluminium Alloy and Glass Body Design, 8nm Chip, Super AMOLED Display, Fast charging, Type-C 2.0 USB, Smart Gestures, VoLTE Support, Borderless Design,18W Fast Charging, Motorized pop-up Selfie, AI Performance, Game Turbo 2.0, Sony Sensor, etc
  • K20 Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,999(6/128GB)

3. Samsung Galaxy A51

The upgraded version of Galaxy A50, the all-new Samsung Galaxy A51 might be your best phone under 40000 in Nepal. Its great photographic quality with its Quad camera – (48 MP, f/1.8, PDAF, primary) + (12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 123-degree field of view) + (5MP, f/2.4, depth sensor) + (5MP Macro Lens), LED flash takes it to the higher level. Performing Exynos 9611 coupled by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage makes things better to look at its 6.5 -inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display. The device also packs a 4000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with 15W fast charging support. Isn't this device great?

Samsung Galaxy A51 Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display, 20:9 aspect ratio, 87.4 % screen to body ratio, 2400 x 1080 pixels
  • CPU: Exynos 9611
  • RAM: 6GB
  • ROM: 128 GB, expandable up to 512GB via Dedicated MicroSD
  • Rear Camera: 48MP primary lens + 12MP ultra-wide angle lens with 123-degree FOV + 5MP Depth sensor + 5MP Macro Lens
  • Front Camera: 32MP, f/2.2
  • Battery: 4000mAh, 15W fast charging
  • OS: Android 10 with One UI 2.0
  • Colors: Prism Crush Black / White / Blue
  • Price in NepalRs.38,399

4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Redmi Note 8 Pro is the mid-range killer of 2019 and one of the best phones to buy under 40000 in Nepal. It has the premium MediaTek G90T, gaming-centric chipset. The 6.53-inches IPS LCD screen looks crisp and vivid with a resolution of 1080 X 2340 pixels. For the gaming, it has Adreno 630 GPU and is coupled with an 8GB of RAM. You don't have to worry about the storage and battery either as it packs 128GB of internal storage and big 4,500 mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4.0 of 18W. 

Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.53-inch IPS LCD screen, Full HD+ (2340×1080 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Rear Camera: Quad camera – (64 MP, f/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF) + (8 MP, f/2.2 (wide-angle) + (2 MP, f/2.4, macro lens) + (2MP, f/2.4, portrait lens)
  • Front Camera: 20 MP, f/2.2
  • CPU: Helio G90T (2 x 2.27GHz Cortex A76 + 6 x 1.7GHz Cortex A55)
  • GPU: Mali G76
  • RAM: 6GB, 8 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB, 128GB; Expandable
  • OS & UI: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 on top
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyro, accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4500 mAh; USB Type-C port
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in Nepal: Rs. 26,999 (6/64GB) | 29,999(6/128GB) | 32,999(8/128 GB)

5. Vivo S1 Pro

The latest addition of Vivo phone in Nepal, Vivo S1 Pro is a good value for money handset. Vivo S1 Pro is the upgraded variant of already available Vivo S1. This handset packs a 6.38-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2340 × 1080 pixels resolution. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset, it comes with 8GB of RAM. The quad-camera at the back in a unique style makes it stand in front. There is a 48MP primary sensor + 8MP 120° ultrawide sensor + 2MP depth sensor and 2MP monochrome sensor with 32MP front-facing snapper. It also packs an in-display fingerprint scanner and a big 4500mAh battery with fast charging.

Vivo S1 Pro price in Nepal

VIVO S1 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.38-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • CPU: Octa-core (4 X 2GHz Kryo 260 + 4 X 1.8GHz Kryo 260)
  • GPU: Adreno 610 GPU
  • Memory: 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable up to 256GB with MicroSD
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch OS 9.2
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Back Camera: 48MP primary sensor, f/1.78 aperture + 8MP 120° ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture 2MP monochrome sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 159.25 × 75.19 × 8.68 mm; Weight: 186.7g
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS, Type C-port, 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Battery: 4500mAhwith fast charging

6. Vivo S1

Vivo S1 is undoubtedly one of the best phones that are priced under Rs. 40000 in Nepal. The handset packs 6.38 inches Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 Pixels resolution. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P65 (MT6768), 64-bit Processor and is coupled with 6GB of RAM. There is a triple camera setup at the back - 16 MP + 8MP + 2 MP AI with dual-LED flash and AF Rear Camera and 32 Megapixel front-facing camera. It is fueled by a Non-Removable 4500 mAh Lithium-ion battery with Fast Charging and runs on Funtouch 9.0 OS (Android 9.0 Pie). Vivo S1 Pro is somehow a better option for Vivo S1 but unfortunately, that didn't launch in Nepal. 

Vivo S1 Specifications

  • Display – Screen size 6.38 inches Super AMOLED, FHD+ (1080 x 2340 Pixels)
  • CPU – Octa-core 2x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A75 6x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
  • Chipset – MediaTek Helio P65 (MT6768), 64-bit Processor
  • GPU – ARM Mali-G52 MP2, 2 Cores, 820 MHz
  • Camera – 16 MP + 8MP + 2 MP AI with dual-LED flash and AF Rear Camera | 32 Megapixel Front camera
  • Memory – RAM- 6GB LPDDR4X, 1800MHz | ROM 128GB External Memory Up to 256GB
  • Battery – Non-Removable 4500 mAh Lithium-ion with Fast Charging
  • SIM –  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM)
  • Sensors – Proximity, Light, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint, In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Color –  Blue, Green
  • Os – Funtouch 9.0 OS (Android 9.0 Pie)
  • More Features – Plastic Body Design, Fingerprint Scanner under the display, Dual SIM, USB Type-C, GPS, GLONASS Navigation, 3.5mm Jack, AMOLED FHD+ display, Triple Rear Camera, eMMC 5.1 Storage, Sony IMX499 Exmor RS Sensor Model, Noise Cancellation.
  • Vivo S1 Price in Nepal: Rs. 34,900(6/128GB) | Rs. 28,990(4/128GB)

7. Samsung Galaxy A50s

The newly launched Galaxy A50s from A-series by Samsung is no doubt the best smartphones under 40000 in Nepal. The best part of this device is, the screen covers almost all front part with a small notch for the selfie camera. Galaxy A50s features 6.4 inches, 19: 9, Full HD+ AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. Exynos 9610 coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM makes it even stand out in the front. Ample 128 GB of internal storage and triple camera at the back, what else does it need to make it to the best phones under 40000 here in Nepal. There's even a big 4000 mAh battery that supports fast charging of 15W.

Samsung Galaxy A50s Specifications:

  • Display: 6.4-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Infinity-U Super AMOLED display
  • Chipset: Exynos 9610
  • CPU: Octa-Core (Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 GPU
  • RAM & Storage: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 128GB Storage, expandable up to 512GB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Back Camera: 48MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor: In-display
  • Dimension: 158.5 x 74.5 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • Connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery with 15W fast charging 
  • Samsung Galaxy A50s Price in Nepal: Rs.35,199(6/128GB)

8. Galaxy M30s

The battery centric Galaxy M30s is a great device that is priced under Rs. 40,000 or even under Rs. 35,000 in Nepal. The handset comes with 6.4 inches super AMOLED Full HD+ screen with 1080 x 2400 resolution Infinity-U display. The device is powered by Exynos 9610 (10nm) chipset which is coupled with 4 and 6GB of RAM and 64GB and 128GB of storage. There is a triple camera setup at the back with a 48MP primary sensor and a wide-angle and depth sensor. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera. The main feature of this device is a huge 6,000 mAh battery which can power the device easily for 2 days.  The price of Samsung Galaxy M30s is set at Rs. 33,590 for a 6/128GB variant and Rs. 27,990 for 4/64GB variant. 

Samsung Galaxy M30s Specifications:

  • Display: 6.4 inches super AMOLED Full HD+ screen with 1080 x 2400 resolution Infinity-U display
  • Chipset: Exynos 9610 (10nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 GPU
  • RAM & Storage: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 128GB Storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Back Camera: 48MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0
  • Battery: 6000mAh battery with 15W fast charging 
  • Galaxy M30s Price in Nepal: Rs. 33,590(6/128GB) | Rs. 27,990(4/64GB)

9. Oppo F15

OPPO F15 Specifications

  • Display: 6.4-inch FULL HD+ AMOLED,  2400 x 1080 pixels, 90.7% screen to body
  • CPU: MediaTek Helio P70
  • RAM: 8GB
  • ROM:128GB
  • Rear Camera: 48MP Primary Lens + 8MP ultra-wide lens(119-degree FOV), a 2MP Macro Lens + 2MP Depth Sensor
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • OS: Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.1
  • Battery: 4,000mAh, 20W Fast Charging with VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge
  • Colors: Unicorn White and Lightning Black
  • Oppo F15 Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,990(8/128GB)

10. Oppo F11 Pro

Oppo F11 Pro looks excellent with 6.3 inch IPS LCD display. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset which supports both heavy gaming and multitasking. Moving towards the camera, this phone offers a dual quad-camera setup on each side comprising of 48MP+5MP at the rear while Motorized Pop-up 16MP camera on the front for selfies. It has a 4000 mAh battery with VOOC charging 3.0 that can easily manage your day. The price of Oppo F11 Pro in Nepal is Rs. 38,990 for 6/128GB variant. 

Oppo F11 Pro Specifications

  • Body: gradient blue, black and purple plastic back and front glass
  • Screen: 6.53 inches, 1080x2340 pixels IPS LCD with 19.5:9 aspect ratio 395ppi
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P70 (12nano meter)  Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.0 GHz, Cortex-A53 MP3 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB or 6GB RAM; 64GB or 128GB storage, expandable
  • OS: Color OS 6 based on Android 9 Pie and can be updated up to Android Q
  • Cameras: Main - 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 5 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.12µm, depth sensor
  • Selfie cam: Motorized Pop-up 16MP fixed focus,1080p @ 30fps
  • Battery: 4000 mAh; VOOC 3.0
  • Connectivity:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth  V4.2, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM Radio, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go.
  • Misc: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Oppo F11 Pro Price in Nepal: Rs. 38,990(6/128GB)

11. Huawei P30 Lite


Huawei P30 Lite Price in Nepal

  • Display: 6.15-inch IPS LCD display
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2312×1080 pixels); 19.5:9 aspect ratio @ 415PPI
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB; Expandable up to 512GB via SD card slot (Uses SIM2 Slot)
  • OS & UI: Android Pie (v9.0) with EMUI 9 on the top
  • Rear Camera: Triple camera – (24 MP, f/1.8, PDAF, wide-angle) + (8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 120-degree field of view) + (2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor), LED flash
  • Front Camera: 32MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3340mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with 18W fast charging support; Uses USB Type-C
  • Colors: White, Blue, Black
  • Huawei P30 Lite Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,999


Best Phones Under 40,000 in Nepal Price(Rs)
Realme X2 Rs. 35,990(8/128GB)
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Rs. 39,999(6/128GB)
Samsung Galaxy A51 Rs. 38,399(6/128GB)
Redmi Note 8 Pro Rs. 26,999 (6/64GB)
Rs. 29,999(6/128GB)
Rs. 32,999(8/128 GB)
Vivo S1 Pro Rs. 36,790 (8/128GB)
Vivo S1 Rs. 34,690 (6/128GB) 
Rs. 31,490 (4/128GB)
Samsung Galaxy A50s Rs. 33,599 (6/128GB)
Samsung Galaxy M30s Rs. 33,590 (6/128GB) 
Rs. 27,990 (4/64GB)
Oppo A9(2020) Rs. 35,990 (8/128GB)
Oppo F11 Pro Rs. 38,990 (6/128GB)
Huawei P30 Lite Rs. 39,999 (6/128GB)

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